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Crossword Answers for: ?I?K
- (n.) A thwarting an adversary in cribbage by spoiling his score; a balk.
- (n.) A cheat; a trick; a hoax.
- (n.) Nonsense; vain words.
- (n.) A person who tricks a creditor; an untrustworthy, tricky person.
- (v. t.) To frustrate or disappoint; to deceive or defraud, by nonfulfillment of engagement; to leave in the lurch; to give the slip to; as, to bilk a creditor.
- (n.) A bench.
- (n.) A birch tree.
- (n.) A small European minnow (Leuciscus phoxinus).
- (n.) Soup or broth made by boiling several sorts of flesh together.
- Obscene terms for penis
- Someone who is a detective
- (a.) Trim; neat.
- (v. t.) To deck; -- often with out or up.
- (a.) Dark.
- (n.) A kind of dagger or poniard; -- formerly much used by the Scottish Highlander.
- (v. t.) To stab with a dirk.
- (v. t.) To darken.
- (n.) A discus; a quoit.
- (n.) A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.
- (n.) The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens.
- (n.) A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.
- (n.) The whole surface of a leaf.
- (n.) The central part of a radiate compound flower, as in sunflower.
- (n.) A part of the receptacle enlarged or expanded under, or around, or even on top of, the pistil.
- (n.) The anterior surface or oral area of coelenterate animals, as of sea anemones.
- (n.) The lower side of the body of some invertebrates, especially when used for locomotion, when it is often called a creeping disk.
- (n.) In owls, the space around the eyes.
- Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
- Confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
- Take the place of work of someone on strike
- (n.) A freak; trick; quirk.
- (v. i.) To fly out; to turn out; to go off.
- (v. t.) To beat; to strike; to chastise.
- (v. i.) To run about; to frisk; to whisk.
- Awkwardly simple and provincial; "bumpkinly country boys"; "rustic farmers"; "a hick town"; "the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists"
- A person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
- (n.) A reaping hook.
- (n.) A blow with the foot or feet; a striking or thrust with the foot.
- (n.) The projection on the tang of the blade of a pocket knife, which prevents the edge of the blade from striking the spring. See Illust. of Pocketknife.
- (n.) A projection in a mold, to form a depression in the surface of the brick.
- (n.) The recoil of a musket or other firearm, when discharged.
- (v. i.) To thrust out the foot or feet with violence; to strike out with the foot or feet, as in defense or in bad temper; esp., to strike backward, as a horse does, or to have a habit of doing so. Hence, figuratively: To show ugly resistance, opposition, or hostility; to spurn.
- (v. i.) To recoil; -- said of a musket, cannon, etc.
- (v. t.) To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog.
- (n.) A twist or loop in a rope or thread, caused by a spontaneous doubling or winding upon itself; a close loop or curl; a doubling in a cord.
- (n.) An unreasonable notion; a crotchet; a whim; a caprice.
- (n.) A fit of coughing; also, a convulsive fit of laughter.
- (v. i.) To wind into a kink; to knot or twist spontaneously upon itself, as a rope or thread.
- (n.) A church or the church, in the various senses of the word; esp., the Church of Scotland as distinguished from other reformed churches, or from the Roman Catholic Church.
- (n.) A slap; a quick stroke.
- (v.) A stroke of the tongue in licking.
- (v.) A quick and careless application of anything, as if by a stroke of the tongue, or of something which acts like a tongue; as, to put on colors with a lick of the brush. Also, a small quantity of any substance so applied.
- (v.) A place where salt is found on the surface of the earth, to which wild animals resort to lick it up; -- often, but not always, near salt springs.
- (v. t.) To draw or pass the tongue over; as, a dog licks his master's hand.
- (v. t.) To lap; to take in with the tongue; as, a dog or cat licks milk.
- (v. t.) To strike with repeated blows for punishment; to flog; to whip or conquer, as in a pugilistic encounter.
- (n.) A torch made of tow and pitch, or the like.
- (n.) A single ring or division of a chain.
- (n.) Hence: Anything, whether material or not, which binds together, or connects, separate things; a part of a connected series; a tie; a bond.
- (n.) Anything doubled and closed like a link; as, a link of horsehair.
- (n.) Any one of the several elementary pieces of a mechanism, as the fixed frame, or a rod, wheel, mass of confined liquid, etc., by which relative motion of other parts is produced and constrained.
- (n.) Any intermediate rod or piece for transmitting force or motion, especially a short connecting rod with a bearing at each end; specifically (Steam Engine), the slotted bar, or connecting piece, to the opposite ends of which the eccentric rods are jointed, and by means of which the movement of the valve is varied, in a link motion.
- (n.) The length of one joint of Gunter's chain, being the hundredth part of it, or 7.92 inches, the chain being 66 feet in length. Cf. Chain, n., 4.
- (n.) A bond of affinity, or a unit of valence between atoms; -- applied to a unit of chemical force or attraction.
- (n.) Sausages; -- because linked together.
- (v. i.) To be connected.
- (v. t.) To connect or unite with a link or as with a link; to join; to attach; to unite; to couple.
- (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
- (n.) A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals for the nourishment of their young, consisting of minute globules of fat suspended in a solution of casein, albumin, milk sugar, and inorganic salts.
- (n.) A kind of juice or sap, usually white in color, found in certain plants; latex. See Latex.
- (n.) An emulsion made by bruising seeds; as, the milk of almonds, produced by pounding almonds with sugar and water.
- (n.) The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
- (v. i.) To draw or to yield milk.
- (v. t.) To draw or press milk from the breasts or udder of, by the hand or mouth; to withdraw the milk of.
- (v. t.) To draw from the breasts or udder; to extract, as milk; as, to milk wholesome milk from healthy cows.
- (v. t.) To draw anything from, as if by milking; to compel to yield profit or advantage; to plunder.
- (n.) A carnivorous mammal of the genus Putorius, allied to the weasel. The European mink is Putorius lutreola. The common American mink (P. vison) varies from yellowish brown to black. Its fur is highly valued. Called also minx, nurik, and vison.
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